Episode #258: Rapid Fire Q&A with Steph and Elana

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Steph and Elana answer a broad range of questions, submitted by listeners just like you! They cover nutrition questions related to emotional eating, plant-based milk, collagen supplementation, and offer easy breakfast ideas for the whole family. They also answer questions related to labor and delivery, such as Elana’s plans for birth, if she’s considering placenta encapsulation, what she’ll do if she’s GBS+, and her thoughts on the vitamin K shot. Steph and Elana provide encouragement and advice to those struggling to keep their energy up to take care of their little one(s) and navigate sleep deprivation. This is a fun episode packed with answers to common questions you may be wondering on your journey to and through motherhood.


Topics Discussed: 

  • How to navigate stress eating and sleep deprivation
  • Easy, nourishing family breakfast ideas 
  • Wellness products we can’t live without
  • Our thoughts on placenta encapsulation
  • Navigating labor pain, GBS+, Vitamin K shots
  • Pros/cons of homeschooling
  • And more!

Show Notes: 

  • Hatch bedtime light
  • Ninja for thicker smoothies
  • Click here to learn more about Dr. Elana Roumell’s Doctor Mom Membership, a membership designed for moms who want to be their child’s number one health advocate!
  • Click here to learn more about Steph Greunke, RD’s  online nutrition program and community, Postpartum Reset, an intimate private community and online roadmap for any mama (or mama-to-be) who feels stuck, alone, and depleted and wants to learn how to thrive in motherhood

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